August 2013 Search News

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30 Aug 2013

thumb As discussed in the UKC Forums, Spanish mountain runner, climber and extreme skier Kilian Jornet has set a new speed record for... Read more

30 Aug 2013

thumb Ben Bransby has recently added an extension to Neil Dyer's North Wales test-piece, The Brute, 8b, at the... Read more

29 Aug 2013

thumb A couple of weeks ago, you could read about Niccolò Ceria's adventures in Rocklands, South Africa. For those of... Read more

29 Aug 2013

thumb The British Mountaineering Council (BMC) are worried about the future of Stanage Edge, and they're calling on climbers,... Read more

29 Aug 2013

thumb German climber Robert Jasper and Swiss climber Roger Schäli have made the first free ascent of the Ghilini-Piola route on... Read more

29 Aug 2013

thumb On the 25th of August Scottish climber Alan Cassidy completed his project and climbed a new route at Dumbarton Rock, near... Read more

27 Aug 2013

thumb 12 year old Ashima Shiraishi is currently visiting Boulder, Colorado to sample some of the bouldering there. After only a... Read more

26 Aug 2013

thumb In Alpinism they say speed is the key, and in Sport climbing... what do you think? In this video of Adam Ondra making the... Read more

26 Aug 2013

thumb During his time down under, Alexander Megos didn't "only" repeat The wheel of life, make the first ascent of... Read more

25 Aug 2013

thumb This year's European Lead climbing champion Romain Desgranges' Climbing life opus #4 is a video of him climbing the classic... Read more

23 Aug 2013

thumb Tonight's Friday Night Video is guaranteed to make you PSYCHED! Here's the introduction from : "La Sportiva... Read more

22 Aug 2013

thumb Mountain Training UK have developed a new training scheme focusing on coaching rather than instructing. The new scheme, headed... Read more

22 Aug 2013

thumb British climbers Dave MacLeod and Calum Muskett have moved on from the Eiger in Switzerland and headed to the Italian Dolomites.... Read more

22 Aug 2013

thumb The other day, Adam Ondra made the first ascent of yet another super hard route in the Hanshelleren at Flatanger,... Read more

21 Aug 2013

thumb The digitisation of Britain's countryside has come a step closer with the announcement of a collaboration between Google and... Read more

20 Aug 2013

thumb French climber Caroline Ciavaldini has just made two very impressive ascents in Wales with ascents of the Pembroke... Read more

19 Aug 2013

thumb This year, for the first year ever, a British climber has been nominated for one of the Arco Rock Legends Prizes. Steve... Read more

19 Aug 2013

thumb Calum Muskett and Dave MacLeod have just made a very quick repeat of Ueli Steck's testpiece Paciencia, 8a, on the... Read more

19 Aug 2013

thumb German climber Alexander Megos has made the first ascent of what was known as "The red Project" at Diamond Falls in... Read more

17 Aug 2013

thumb After a one month break from climbing, Swiss couple CÚdric Lachat and Nina Caprez have returned to rock. It would seem the... Read more

16 Aug 2013

thumb This week we have four videos from , featuring Alex Honnold, Daniel Woods, Matt Segal, and Renan Ozturk trad climbing on the... Read more

15 Aug 2013

thumb Dom Bush and Joe Beaumont are making a film to raise money for Mountain Rescue UK and BMC Access and Conservation Trust. In... Read more

15 Aug 2013

thumb Niccolò Ceria (19) from Valdengo Italy just came back from his first trip to the popular bouldering destination of... Read more

13 Aug 2013

thumb Sasha Digiulian has made the first female ascent of Alexander Huber's Bellavista,7b, 6c, 6a+, 7a+, 7b, 8c, 8a, 7a, 6c,... Read more

9 Aug 2013

thumb The second round of the European Youth Bouldering Cup was held in L'Argentiere, France on 22nd and 23rd July... Read more

9 Aug 2013

thumb On the 2nd of August, the first 'Psicobloc' competition was held in Utah, USA. The competition is a deep water soloing... Read more

8 Aug 2013

thumb In the recent Mediterranean weather the UK has been enjoying, Alan Cassidy, The Climbing Academy (TCA) Glasgow manager and... Read more

8 Aug 2013

thumb A couple of weeks ago Daniel Woods repeated Dai Koyamada's The Wheel of life, ~8C/9a+, in the Hollow Mountain Cave, Grampians,... Read more

8 Aug 2013

thumb Cumbrian mono-master Dave Birkett has nipped over to the North York Moors and made a fast repeat of Franco Cookson's new... Read more

8 Aug 2013

thumb During a trip to the popular bouldering destination of Rocklands in South Africa, Austrian climber Anna Stöhr has managed... Read more

6 Aug 2013

thumb It has been recently reported by UKC user Andrew Huddart, that the annual bird bans that affect a large amount of crags on... Read more

5 Aug 2013

thumb The first round of the 2013 IFSC World Cup series in Lead Difficulty got off to a spectacular start in Briançon,... Read more

5 Aug 2013

thumb Recently Felipe Camargo made the first ascent of Libertadores, ~8B+, at Ouro Preto, Brazil. The problem is most likely the... Read more

4 Aug 2013

thumb Adam Ondra has made the first ascent of Iron Curtain, a line bolted last year by Lars Audun Nornes in Hanshelleren,... Read more

2 Aug 2013

thumb Three Iranian climbers have perished after making a first ascent on the South-West Face of Broad Peak (8051m). The... Read more

2 Aug 2013

thumb This week's Friday Night Video is an absolutely brilliant bit of film-making by Adam Hocking. Adam, a fantastic climber... Read more

2 Aug 2013

thumb UKC's favourite rock star Franco Cookson has finally, after two years of effort, completed his 'Mono Wall Project'... Read more

2 Aug 2013

thumb The RSPB are advising climbers to wait another week before climbing on some sea cliffs. Nesting restrictions on many cliffs... Read more

1 Aug 2013

thumb Pete Robins has just made the first ascent of a new 8c+ in Pigeon's Cave on the Great Orme. The route,áDark Energy, is the... Read more